A Food Fight Against McDonald's

Anyone who has ever walked past a McDonald's and smelled that delectable grease should know it's a house of gastronomic excess. No food establishment that leaves your fingers glistening and your clothes smelling like sizzled meat can be good for you. So it's tempting to scoff at the lawsuit heard in a Manhattan court last week on behalf of overweight New Yorkers who say McDonald's food made them fat. And scoff folks did--on chat shows, in the papers, even overseas. "Perhaps they should also take out a lawsuit against staff for saying 'Have a nice day' when the weather is bad,"...

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